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Section of Tanyard Creek Road Closed At Least A Week

Tanyard Creek Road (Photo by Bartow County Fire Department) A small section of Tanyard Creek Road that goes over water near the boat ramp will be closed for at least a week after a hole was discovered there late Friday night. According to Bartow County Road Director Joe Sutton, the hole was caused [...]

By |April 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Section of Tanyard Creek Road Closed At Least A Week

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Boyfriend With Vehicle

Ashlea Nicole Chadwick Payne Bartow County deputies were dispatched to the area of Spruce Lane and Dolphin Drive in Cartersville last Sunday in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. The suspected vehicle was found at a Spruce Lane residence. The alleged victim was located in the woods near the intersection. [...]

By |March 29th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Boyfriend With Vehicle

Gang Members Indicted for Bartow County Murder

Qualeef Rhodes Six members or associates of the street gang 135 Pirus have been arrested on federal charges ranging from conspiracy to obstruct justice to murder in aid of racketeering. These arrests are related to the murder of 17-year-old Qualeef Rhodes of East Point in Bartow County on June 4th 2017. A federal [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Gang Members Indicted for Bartow County Murder

School Board Appoints New Cartersville High Principal

Shelley Tierce The Cartersville School Board met at their office building on Tuesday night for a called meeting. The board approved Superintendent Howard Hinesley's recommendation to promote high school assistant principal Shelley Tierce to principal of the high school effective July 1st. Current principal Marc Feuerbach will be the new superintendent on July [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on School Board Appoints New Cartersville High Principal

Drug-infused Violence Leads to Litany of Charges

Ashley Marie Jackson A woman suffering from an apparent drug-induced psychosis faces eleven charges, ten of those felonies. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Eidson Street in Acworth on early Sunday morning in reference to a female who tried to break into the home. Upon arrival, deputies heard a female [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Drug-infused Violence Leads to Litany of Charges

Most Recent Local Car-Hopping Spree

Seven residences within less than a mile from each other in Bartow County fell victim to a car-hopping spree that occurred between the overnight hours of March 14th and 15th. Police use the term car-hopping to describe when persons “hop” from car to car looking for unlocked cars by pulling on door handles, entering the [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Most Recent Local Car-Hopping Spree

Woman Arrested In Relation To March 5th Arson Case

Johnnie Michelle Houston Bartow County deputies arrested Johnnie Michelle Houston of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Wednesday afternoon for one count of battery and two counts of terroristic threats and acts. The charges stem from alleged incidents that occurred on March 5th. She is accused of hitting a roommate at [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woman Arrested In Relation To March 5th Arson Case

Argument Over Spending Leads to Alleged Assault

Austin Ryan Turner A complainant stated that during an argument for spending money, her boyfriend (Austin Turner) grabbed her by the neck, started to strangle her, and threw her on the ground at their residence on John Kay Road in Taylorsville on March 12th. At one point after she grabbed a shovel for [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Argument Over Spending Leads to Alleged Assault

Suspected Arsonist Arrested

Randy Allen Weaver Bartow County deputies arrested Randy Allen Weaver of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Saturday night for two counts of arson in the first degree and two counts of arson in the second degree. All charges stem from alleged incidents that occurred March 5th. He is accused of [...]

By |March 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Suspected Arsonist Arrested

Rydal Resident Amongst Dozens Accusing Business of Fraud

A resident of Rydal filed a theft of services report with the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday against a memorial design studio in Chattanooga Tennessee. She stated that she was contacted by Wichman Monuments after her son’s death last year and entered into a contract with the company on August 3rd for a grave [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Rydal Resident Amongst Dozens Accusing Business of Fraud